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This is the 2nd edition with a publication date of 7/17/1999.
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This volume presents the text of the New York Edition of James's classic 1898 short novel along with critical essays that readThe Turn of the Screwfrom contemporary reader-response, psychoanalytic, gender, and Marxist perspectives. An additional essay demonstrates how several critical perspectives can be combined. As in the first edition, the text and essays are complemented by biographical and critical introductions, bibliographies, and a glossary of critical and theoretical terms. Two of the six essays are new to the second edition, as is a selection of cultural documents and illustrations.
Table of Contents
|The turn of the screw : the complete text in cultural context|
|Introduction : biographical and historical contexts||p. 3|
|Cultural documents and illustrations||p. 121|
|Photograph of Henry James and William James||p. 122|
|Children and servants||p. 123|
|It is the worst thing in the world to leave children with servants||p. 123|
|The Victorian governess||p. 128|
|The introduction||p. 128|
|The occupation of governess is sought merely through necessity||p. 128|
|Many were the daughters of clergymen||p. 133|
|There is a strong prejudice against governesses||p. 134|
|She is perfectly incompetent for her task||p. 135|
|Our governess left us, dear brother||p. 137|
|Apparitions and demonic possession||p. 139|
|Four illustrations||p. 140|
|A sufficient number of clear and well-attested cases||p. 144|
|Common-sense persists in recognizing ... a single natural group||p. 146|
|The haunted house||p. 149|
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